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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
If i close in 2010, can i claim my 8,000 tax credit with my 2009 taxes?
Speak to your tax consultant---also see IRS link,,id=206293,00.html
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 3, 2010 Financing in 53207
Bob Alston, Real Estate Pro in 92399
Bob Alston answered:
Refinance or not to refinance?
Call your lender a see what your best choice will be, they will give you the cost of each.

Bob Alston
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 18, 2010 Financing in Wisconsin
Keith Manson-…, Real Estate Pro in Milwaukee, WI
Keith Manson- Metro Milwaukee Wisconsin answered:
First time home-buyer 203K questions
It is best to discuss these with a loan officer that specialize in these type loans. These are FHA loans and the rehab can be used for anything that is not structural issue; such as a ... more
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Sarah, Other/Just Looking in Racine, WI
Sarah answered:
Is it a bad idea to purchase a home with a high intrest rate if the intention is to refinance in a year or two? I recently noticed a home for sale in
Oh, and a little more info on my situation...I filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy and have never owned a home before. Another reason I want to buy now is to take advantage of the $8,000 tax c ... more
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John Shellin…, Real Estate Pro in Houston Suburban Hei...
John Shellington answered:
I would like to buy a house, but I was discharged from a bankruptcy 16 months ago and my credit score is only 507. I also have a large amount of
Ideally for an FHA, the minimum credit score for most investors is now 620. This should be your minimum middle score. You might find that you won't get the best rate until you hit ... more
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Al Akerman, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey
Al Akerman answered:
Purchase agreement states conventional loan noe buyer wants FHA loan
A high percentage of the country is in a declining market which causes appraisals to come in low.

I have seen it in NY and NJ plenty of times.

You are correct that you (as the sel ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 21, 2009 Financing in Green Bay
Kathi Panor, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Kathi Panor answered:
Looking for mortgage up to 90% of purchase price . . . Does this exist anymore? Who is Best Mortgage Banker to talk to? Excellent credit, extremely
We aren't supposed to mention specific loan officers or to have you contact us - but if you want to contact me - or email - I will provide you with a few mortgage brokers I work wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 30, 2009 Financing in Menomonee Falls
Jeannine Whi…, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Jeannine Whitaker answered:
Looking to take advantage of the $6,500 tax credit.
That is something to ask your specific bank about. If the new job is similar to your old one, there may be a way to do it. Also probably depends on how long ago you lost your old job! I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 24, 2009 Financing in Milwaukee County
Greg Knox, Real Estate Pro in Cedar Knolls, NJ
Greg Knox answered:
Best way to get a low fixed mortgage rate with only a 10% down payment? Is PMI a good/easy option if I'm able to cancel it early?
You usually will be forced to keep the pmi in place for 12 months, but yes, it is a great option. Much better than FHA if you qualify (you don't lose the upfront mip).
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 10, 2009 Financing in Madison
Debra Jerrol…, Real Estate Pro in San Clemente, CA
Debra Jerrold-Jones answered:
Does anyone know if homes have been coming in with a higher appraisal value than the price the home would sell for? (For a refi)
Appraisals are really difficult at present because of the ruling that the lender submits to an appraisal group, cannot pick their regular people. So, if you get someone not familiar wit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 31, 2009 Financing in De Pere
Lew Corcoran, Real Estate Pro in Easton, MA
Lew Corcoran answered:
are you able to obtain a mortgage after a forecloser and how long after?
Yes, you can get another mortgage after a foreclosure, but you have to wait at least 3 years from the date of foreclosure.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 25, 2009 Financing in Wisconsin Rapids
Barbara, Other/Just Looking in Avoca, WI
Barbara asked:
I am looking for an individual or company who does appraisals for unique properties and architect designed homes. companies who were unable to provide me with an appraisal due to the uniqueness of my property. Barbara
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 20, 2009 Financing in Avoca
Bill Polack, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Bill Polack answered:
Who is providing 80-10-10 jumbo mortgages in the Wisconsin?
Check with US Bank, ING or Walker Jackson.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 8, 2009 Financing in Menomonee Falls
Mark Gladue, Real Estate Pro in Madison, WI
Mark Gladue answered:
8k tax credit for unmarried couples, how does it work?
Just Looking,

Here is a link to all of the answers you will need. Have you found the home yet? If not, let me know how I can help. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 21, 2009 Financing in Madison
Kristi Ross, Real Estate Pro in Waunakee, WI
Kristi Ross answered:
Rural Housing Direct Loan and Verona

As a genearl rule, Verona is an eligible area. Here is a link to the RHD program. Enter in the exact address and it will show you the eligibility. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 23, 2013 Financing in Verona
Grace Morioka, Real Estate Pro in Sunnyvale, CA
Grace Morioka answered:
will i qualify for an FHA loan?
Hello Dest:

The best way to determine what you'll need to qualify for a loan in the near future is to talk with a qualified mortgage broker or lender in your area. The broker o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 9, 2009 Financing in Racine
Bob McClure-…, Real Estate Pro in Walled Lake, MI
Bob McClure- Real Estate Investing answered:
Getting approved for a loan when switching from w2 income to self-employed are fighting a tough said we......does that eman wife maybe can do the loan on her own?......bob mcclure- success motgage partners- plymouth, michigan....
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 25, 2013 Financing in 53045
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Any ideas how to finance the purchase of a vacant lot (to eventually build home on) when I already own a home?
Have you visited with a loan officer yet, if not now is the time.

0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 25, 2010 Financing in Delafield
Maket Nashvi…, Real Estate Pro in 37211
Maket Nashville answered:
This is for lenders. Is a lender responsible for damages caused by not closing after loan commit. is issued?
Hi David,

There are many many different issues all covered in what seems to be a very simply question..
If there was a loan committment issued, free of any stipulations...many thing ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 12, 2010 Financing in Milwaukee
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